How to Download the New SOLIDWORKS Visualize

SOLIDWORKS Visualize is ready for download! Follow the steps below now to change the way you see product design forever. Also, if you have SOLIDWORKS CAD Professional or Premium and are on active Subscription, then you get SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard at no cost! And, this complimentary seat of Visualize Standard can be given to anyone in your company…even a different department! Visualize is a separate stand-alone product and does not occupy the SW CAD license.


Are you ready to wow your customers with amazing photorealistic visualizations before your products are even built? Need help explaining a complex assembly to your manager? SOLIDWORKS Visualize enables you to quickly and easily create professional, photo-quality images, animations, and other 3D content in minutes…sometimes even seconds.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize will enable your design and marketing team to:

  • Jump-start your marketing efforts before products are made
  • Reduce the number of costly physical prototypes
  •  Accelerate your design process
  • Facilitate design collaboration
  • Assess market interest in future products
  • Get the go-ahead on proposed designs faster


To get started, go to your Customer Portal. Sign in and click on the Download Visualize link. Install and run SOLIDWORKS Visualize, and use your current SOLIDWORKS CAD serial number to activate your free seat of SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard. Can’t find your serial number? Launch SOLIDWORKS and go to Help > About > Show Serial Number.

To give SOLIDWORKS Visualize to someone else in your company: Forward this blog post with an active SOLIDWORKS CAD serial number to the recipient. The recipient can go to the Customer Portal, sign up and download and install SOLIDWORKS Visualize with your provided SOLIDWORKS CAD serial number to license their complimentary seat of Visualize Standard.

For detailed step-by-step process, please click on the appropriate link below:

For SOLIDWORKS CAD Profesional/Premium users on active Subscription

Purchased outright or eligible legacy Bunkspeed users



More Resources to get started with SOLIDWORKS Visualize:

EXPLORE THE VISUALIZE CLOUD LIBRARY for access to thousands of free assets to use in your own projects.

WATCH THE TUTORIALS to master SOLIDWORKS Visualize in no time and impress your boss with photo-quality content.

VISIT THE WEBSITE to learn more about the products, browse the image gallery, and see the product matrix.

UPGRADE TO SOLIDWORKS VISUALIZE PROFESSIONAL for an enhanced 3D visualization experience. Contact your reseller now!

USE THE NEW VISUALIZE FORUM to connect with the larger Visualize Community, and don’t forget to search the Knowledge Base link on your Customer Portal homepage for self-help support with common questions.

Please contact your reseller with any questions.

Blow away the competition and take your designs to the next level with SOLIDWORKS Visualize, enabling everyone to have an enhanced 3D decision-making experience in a fast, easy, and fun way.

Brian Hillner

Brian Hillner

Brian Hillner is a Senior Product Portfolio Manager for SOLIDWORKS, responsible for Education and Early Engagement, and specializes in the intersection of business, technology & user experience. He focuses on creating customer-driven software products tailored for schools, educators and students to develop designers, engineers and dreamers of the future. Prior to joining the Education team, he was the Product Manager for SOLIDWORKS Visualize, eDrawings and the Extended Reality (XR) workflows.
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